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The Basics

Yes, we know functional mushrooms may be uncharted territory.

What are adaptogens and functional mushrooms?

Adaptogens:

Adaptogens are plants and mushrooms assisting your body in tackling stress and promoting overall wellness. You can enjoy them in food, drinks, supplements, tinctures and snack bars - helping to balance both physical and mental stressors​ [1​​,2​].

Functional Mushrooms:

These therapeutic mushrooms, rich in antioxidants, have a tradition of boosting health. They hold potential benefits like antiviral properties, reducing inflammation, and lowering blood sugar levels. Some, termed as adaptogenic, aid in managing stress. Notable ones include Lion's Mane, Reishi and Cordyceps, offering an extra health boost along with essential fibre and vitamins​ [3,​​4]​.

How can Lucid products benefit me?

Lucid's products are designed to help manage stress and boost your energy. Infused with adaptogens and functional mushrooms, our snack bars are a convenient and delicious choice for supporting a balanced and active lifestyle.

How can Lucid help me mellow out?

Lucid's "De-stress me" line utilises ashwagandha and reishi, carefully crafted to promote balance and alleviate stress. Here's how these ingredients contribute:

Ashwagandha:

  • Known for its adaptogenic properties, ashwagandha supports the endocrine and immune systems, helping to manage stress, anxiety, and exhaustion​ [1]​.
  • It has shown promise in reducing perceived stress and lowering cortisol levels, a biological marker of stress burden​ [2]​.

Reishi:

  • Reishi, a potent functional mushroom, aids stress adaptation and restores physiological balance with its anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and immunomodulatory properties [​3]​.​
  • According to a 2018 study published in Molecules, reishi mushrooms contain compounds that may calm your nervous system, helping reduce stress and boost relaxation [4].

Together, Ashwagandha and Reishi in Lucid's "De-Stress Me" line work synergistically to provide a calming effect, mitigate stress, and promote a balanced mood, fostering a sense of serenity and well-being amidst the daily hustle.

How can Lucid help me get my move on?

Lucid's "Re-vitalise me" line utilises Lion's Mane and Maca, designed to enhance energy and focus. Here's a breakdown of the potential benefits from these ingredients:

Lion's Mane:

  • Compounds in Lion’s Mane mushroom can help promote neurogenesis and enhance memory and focus [1]​.
  • Recent studies suggest Lion’s Mane can support the treatment of mood disorders such as depression [2].

Maca:

  • Native to Peru, Maca is recognised for its potential to boost energy, improve concentration, and reduce anxiety. It's traditionally been used to enhance stamina and endurance, which could translate to better energy levels throughout the day​ [3].

Together, Lion's Mane and Maca in Lucid's "Re-Vitalise me" line work synergistically to provide a boost of mental and physical clarity, and promote a balanced mood, fostering a sense of well-being amidst the day-to-day.

How are Lucid bars different from other snack bars?

Lucid snack bars are a unique blend of nutrition and wellness, unlike any other. Infused with adaptogens and functional mushrooms, they not only satisfy hunger but also support both mental and physical well-being. With ingredients like Lion's Mane, Ashwagandha, Reishi, and Maca, Lucid bars are crafted for the health-conscious, offering a nutritious snack that can alleviate stress and boost energy.

Are Lucid products suitable for vegans?

Absolutely! Lucid products are crafted to align with the vegan lifestyle, offering a suitable snacking option for our plant-based customers. Plus, they're gluten-free, ensuring that even more individuals with dietary restrictions can enjoy them without worry.

How should I consume Lucid products for the best results?

Each Lucid bar is designed to provide the recommended daily dose of all functional ingredients. While having more than one bar isn't harmful, one bar a day is advised to enjoy Lucid's benefits fully. Feel free to incorporate it at any moment you need in your busy schedule. Though, it's always smart to consult with your healthcare professional before incorporating any new supplement into your daily routine.

Are Lucid snack bars gonna make me high?

Nope, Lucid snack bars won’t get you high! The ingredients we use are legal functional mushrooms and adaptogens, and all checks out with UK health regulations. We're all about safe and beneficial goodies. And as things change with regulations and science, we’re ready to evolve our products too!

What are the different flavours and functional claims of Lucid snack bars?

Lucid snack bars come in a variety of flavours, each tailored to support specific functional claims to align with their names:

Mellow:

  • Banana Bread: A comforting classic that brings a sense of calm.
  • Chocolate and Hazelnut: A rich blend for those looking to unwind with a touch of indulgence.

Move:

  • Peanut Butter and Jelly: A nostalgic taste that re-energises and revitalises.
  • Cookie Dough: A classic best selling delectable to rejuvenate your spirits.

Each flavour is creatively crafted, embodying our goal of infusing health, function, and taste. Our ambition is to create a balance where healthy meets delicious, and functional benefits are paired with exceptional flavours.

What's in the pipeline for new product development at Lucid?

At Lucid, we're always on the move, crafting new ways to blend wellness into your daily rhythm. While we can't unveil all the details just yet, let's just hint that there's something in the works that might just freshen up your wellness routine. Stay curious and keep a lookout for more innovative, healthful offerings from Lucid.